Category: Downeast Campus

Dead River Company Hosts Downeast Table of Plenty Community Supper

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Our belated thank you to Dead River Company’s Ellsworth and Cherryfield office employees for hosting a Downeast Table of Plenty community supper on Sept. 24. The Table of Plenty takes place in the Weald Bethel Community Center on the Downeast Campus every Sunday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. About 75 to…

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Maine Seacoast Mission’s 2018 Christmas Program ‘Wish List’ Now Online

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Each year at Christmas time, the Mission distributes about 10,000 holiday gifts to more than 3,200 children, families, nursing home residents, and prisoners. The tradition of Mission Christmas presents began more than 100 years ago when the Mission brought gifts to island residents and lighthouse keepers. Now, generous donors bring new items…

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EdGE Marion Kane Leadership – Responsibility, Self Reliance, Interdependence

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Narraguagus 8th Grade took part in the EdGE Marion Kane Leadership Program in October 2018 at the EdGE Building. Over the four days, students focused on responsibility, self reliance, and interdependence. Activities consisted of Team Scrabble, the 10-Foot Wall, Elephant Legs, climbing the Vertical Playpen and cooking challenges. Learn more

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Joan’s Coffee House Moves to Weald Bethel Community Center

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Our Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw sent this photo of the first Joan’s Coffee House at the new Weald Bethel Community Center. “They all love it,” said Scott Shaw. Joan’s Coffee House is a tradition at the Cherryfield Campus. Each Friday morning, 9:30-11:30, it’s a place for anyone who wants to…

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Mission 2018 Christmas Wish List Now Available

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Maine Seacoast Mission is gearing up again for the 2018 Christmas season. We could not brighten Christmas for the people in our communities without your generosity. To ensure donations will arrive in time for Christmas 2018 they must be here no later than December 10, 2018. Donations arriving after Dec. 10…

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R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament

September 10, 2018 R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament BAR HARBOR, ME — Congratulations to the R.H. Foster team for winning Maine Seacoast Mission’s 14th Annual Tennis Tournament on Saturday, September 8th, at the Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. R.H. Foster broke the Small Animal Clinic’s record of winning the four previous tournaments.…

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Former EdGE Counselor/Mentor Kassandra Strout Joins Maine Community Foundation

  thecounty.me Strout joins Maine Community Foundation as grants administrator Contributed • August 11, 2018 ELLSWORTH and PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Kassandra Strout as Grants Administrator. Strout will be point person for agency and designated fund grants, assist with donor-advised and competitive grantmaking, and maintain the foundation’s…

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Rain or Shine, Housing Rehabilitation Volunteers Get it Done

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Lee Watrous and his construction wizards from Connecticut were instrumental in bringing the Mission’s new Weald Bethel Community Center to completion. Their volunteering and their skills are truly invaluable. This photo, taken today in Downeast Maine, is of Lee Watrous’s crew not letting something like a steady rainfall keep them from making…

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Farmers Market Artist Volunteers at Mission Downeast Campus

  www.pressherald.com — July 22, 2018 Nicole DeBarber’s illustrations personalize map of Maine farmers’ markets The Steuben artist’s showcase of 20 Maine farmers markets will be displayed in Machias starting in late August. By Mary Pols — Staff Writer Nicole DeBarber continues to volunteer at the Beehive and works with a local group, the Maine…

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